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Adam Kilpatrick (oysters) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale South Australia
About Me Into Bushwalking in remote areas in Australia. Have completed alot of walks in Southern Australia, especially in the Flinders Ranges, but also some decent trips in Victoria, Tasmania, and Central Australia.

I also spend a lot of time in the field for work (arid areas) and am an avid Scouter!

Oh yeah, and I'm into cycling and photography too.
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Increasing frame strength
Hi AndE One thing I've always wondered with the Arc Blast frame is how hard it would be to increase its strength for heavier loads (along with a more substantial hipbelt of course) and also ...

In Make Your Own Gear » X-Pac Backpack Pack v2.0 - Z-Packs Arc Blast frame conversion
September 22, 5:38pm

.18 Mylar
I now have a metric metre of .75 cuben, the lighter spectra but .18 mylar variety. My plan is to use it for the outer bottom section of the footbox of a MYOG cuben quilt. I picked the .18 mylar ver...

In GEAR » Cuben Ground = Sieve
September 19, 10:49pm

Re: Backpack Options for Injured Shoulder: Lumbar Packs or Luxurylite Pack???
My first thoughts were the lumbar packs that zimmer does, but with one strap. With a good enough hipbelt (get him to beef it up) it should be able to take an ultralight load with little support fro...

In GEAR » Backpack Options for Injured Shoulder: Lumbar Packs or Luxurylite Pack???
September 15, 11:14pm

Re: Re: argon sil dead?
I just received my four yards of brown argon sil in the mail (in Aus Via a warehouse address-it had to wait for other things before it shipped). Definitely lighter stuff than that of say my trailst...

In Make Your Own Gear » Argon Silnylon Pyramid Tarp - Hex
September 13, 8:26am

Re: pack
Rough calcs for you: Assumptions: 1.4oz cuben currently used. You want 3.4oz dyneema grid 140d? Area of top collar: ~ 10*10*2+10*6*2 = 320in^2 =.25 sq yds Area of sides: ~6*20*2 = .19 sq ...

In Editor's Roundtable » The Best Backpack in the Whole Wide World
September 10, 6:07pm

Re: Phd
Yeah I can't remember them actually posting their fill weights in the past. The best comparison with these will be when someone gets their hands on them and measures loft height.

In GEAR » PHD K Series: 1000 Down, new lighter fabric
September 09, 8:35pm

PHD K Series: 1000 Down, new lighter fabric
PHD have just emailed out about their new "K series" of gear. 1000 loft down, and a new fabric that's lighter than their previous 10 denier. My guess is that would be a 7 or 8D. Fe...

In GEAR » PHD K Series: 1000 Down, new lighter fabric
September 09, 6:48pm

Re: WTB Trailstar silnylon
I have one you might want. PM sent.

In Gear Swap » WTB Trailstar silnylon
September 08, 11:23pm

Physics intuition...
-40/-40, I'm glad I'm not you! My Physics intuition says that increased breathability of Alpha isn't really going to help you get the moisture much further out, at least over a long ...

In GEAR » New Polartec Alpha discussion
September 07, 5:39pm

Delta Karo Step ?
Rene, my apologies for creating thread drift. I am definitely interested in non perpendicular/square karos for my quilt. How about Trapezium Karo baffles? Most people make tapered quilts. Dep...

In Make Your Own Gear » Delta Karo Step?
August 28, 3:25pm

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